The Early Arrival of Dreams : A Year in China
The Early Arrival of Dreams A Year in China Author:Rosemary Mahoney One year before the protests in Tiananmen Square, Rosemary Mahoney participated in a teaching exchange between Harvard and Hangzhou University. At Hangzhou she was able to overcome her students' usual rigidity and achieve a rare and intimate glimpse of their culture and their attitudes. This remarkable memoir captures both the dreams and the gri... more »m realities her Chinese students faced within the confines of an oppressive political regime.« less
Rosemary Mahoney set off in the late 1980s for a year long exchange to teach at Hangzhou University in China. The record of her experiences is fascinating, revealing much about the culture and people one year before Tiananmen Square. This book is not a fun, easy read, but brings the reader face to face with the realities of China at that time period.